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Adult Basic Education Placement
Added on Mon, Oct 22, 2012
Adult Basic Education Placement Summary: The next steps after placing into Adult Basic Education If you place into Adult Basic Education reading, you must complete that before you can enroll in college-level courses. If you test into... Read More
Alternate Placement Tests
Added on Fri, Oct 25, 2013
Alternate Placement Tests Summary: Overview of the alternate placement tests that can be substituted for the NC-DAP (formerly Accuplacer) test The Placement Requirement Placement is required for most programs as well as for many individual... Read More
Cancel a Placement Test
Added on Mon, Oct 22, 2012
Cancel a Placement Test Summary: How to cancel a placement test When you scheduled the NC-DAP/Accuplacer placement test, a confirmation email was sent to you. To cancel or reschedule the placement test, just follow the link in that email... Read More
CLEP Exam and Credit
Added on Thu, Apr 18, 2013
CLEP Exam and Credit Summary Where the CLEP exam can be taken and how to receive CLEP credit at A-B Tech Take the CLEP Exam The CLEP (College Level Examination Program) is a series of examinations in 35 introductory college subjects that... Read More
Credit by Examination
Added on Mon, Mar 25, 2013
Credit by Examination Summary Guidelines for obtaining Credit by Examination at A-B Tech Overview The qualifications and requirements for Credit by Examination are available to view on our website. Go to abtech.edu/a-b-tech-catalog, select "... Read More
Department of Transitional Studies
Added on Thu, Sep 19, 2013
Department of Transitional Studies Summary Services and hours of the Department of Transitional Studies (DOTS) program (formerly known as the Adult Basic Education/High School Equivalency Office, ABE/HSE Office, or the GED Office) Services Offered... Read More
Dietary Management Test
Added on Thu, Feb 28, 2013
Dietary Management Test Summary: Information about taking the Dietary Management Test at A-B Tech We no longer host the Dietary Management test, since it's now an online test. For more information, visit the Association of Nutrition... Read More
GED Test Preparation
Added on Mon, Oct 29, 2012
GED Test Preparation Summary: How to prepare for a GED test Classroom Instruction Our class sessions run year-round and last for about eight weeks each. Call (828) 398-7433 to reserve a spot in an upcoming registration and orientation session. If... Read More
HiSET Test
Added on Wed, Nov 5, 2014
HiSET Test Summary Overview of the HiSET test and using HiSET testing for admission to A-B Tech What is the HiSET?  The HiSET (High School Equivalency Test) is a national high school equivalency test from ETS (Educational Testing Service).... Read More
International Placement Testing
Added on Mon, Oct 22, 2012
International Placement Testing Summary: Placement testing required for international students Accuplacer All A-B Tech applicants are required to take the NC-DAP/Accuplacer for placement in English, reading, and math. International... Read More
Placement Test Preparation
Added on Mon, Oct 22, 2012
Placement Test Preparation Summary: Resources and study guide for NC-DAP/Accuplacer placement test preparation It's important to prepare before taking the placement test. Preparation materials are available at www.abtech.edu/placement,... Read More
Placement Testing (Overview)
Added on Fri, Oct 19, 2012
Placement Testing (Overview) Summary: An overview of placement testing requirements, waiving a placement test, placement test preparation, and re-testing Placement Testing The purpose of placement testing is to be sure you're ready for the... Read More
Proctor Test
Added on Wed, Feb 5, 2014
Proctor Test Summary: How non-A-B Tech students can get a test proctored at the College If you're not currently a student at A-B Tech and need a test proctored, you'll first need to fill out the Test Proctoring Request Form at www... Read More
Register for a Placement Test
Added on Fri, Oct 19, 2012
Register for a Placement Test Summary: How to register for and cancel an NC-DAP/Accuplacer placement test Register for or Cancel Placement Testing You can register for NC-DAP/formerly Accuplacer placement testing online by going to www... Read More
Request Placement Test Scores
Added on Wed, Oct 24, 2012
Request Placement Test Scores Summary: How to obtain placement test scores To request copies of your placement test scores, you'll need to submit a Placement Score Request Form to the Testing Center in the lobby of the Simpson Building.... Read More
Retake a Placement Test
Added on Mon, Oct 22, 2012
Retake a Placement Test Summary: When placement tests can be retaken Students who have already taken the placement test and would like to take it again are allowed to re-take it once in a five-year period. The second placement test attempt must be... Read More
Send Placement Test Scores to A-B Tech
Added on Wed, Jan 23, 2013
Send Placement Test Scores to A-B Tech Summary: How to send placement test scores to A-B Tech  NC-DAP/Accuplacer Scores If you've taken an NC-DAP test within the last five years at another school, you can contact that... Read More
Spanish Language Placement Testing
Added on Fri, Oct 25, 2013
Spanish Language Placement Testing Summary: Overview of the foreign language placement tests available for students seeking to place into a higher-level foreign language course Spanish Only A-B Tech offers foreign language placement testing in... Read More
Added on Thu, Feb 28, 2013
TABE Test Summary: How and where to take the TABE (Test of Adult Basic Education) Test Overview The TABE test (Test of Adult Basic Education) is an adult basic skills assessment. The reading comprehension section of the test is required for... Read More
Added on Tue, Nov 13, 2012
TEAS (Test of Essential Academic Skills)Test Summary: Overview of TEAS test registration, preparation, locations, cost, and times  Register for/Cancel TEAS You can register for or cancel a TEAS (Test of Essential Academic Skills) through the... Read More
Who Needs to Complete Placement
Added on Fri, Feb 7, 2014
Who Needs to Complete Placement Summary: Help with determining whether or not you need to take a placement test Overview Placement helps A-B Tech assess your readiness to take college-level classes, and it helps us determine what level of English... Read More
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